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Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use in Commack.

Local Companies

Roberts Plywood Co.
800-422-4944
45 North Industry Court
Deer Park, NY
Costello's Ace Hardware
(516) 644-2450
3899 Hempstead Tpke, Pathmark
Bethpage, NY
Comercial Tortuguero, Inc
(787) 858-2965
Carr #2 Km 41.3
Vega Baja, NY
The Home Depot
(631)732-9200
401 Independence Plaza
Selden, NY
N Babylon/Deer Pk - Sears Hardware Stores
(631) 667-3958
20 Deer Shore Sq
North Babylon, NY
EXOTIC WOODS USA
(631) 651-8651
698 Fort Salonga Rd
Northport, NY
Suburban Mills
631-351-6445
16 Railroad St
Huntington Station, NY
DYNAMITE TOOL CO
(631) 563-8181
1551 SMITHTOWN AVENUE BOHEMIA, NY, 11716
Bohemia, NY
Islip True Value Hardware
(631) 581-0951
445 Main St
Islip, NY
Sunrise Mall
(516) 797-2400
800 Sunrise Mall
Massapequa, NY
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Source: CONCRETE PRODUCER MAGAZINE
Publication date: July 1, 2007

By Budd Newcomb

Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use. Thought to be a product of the modern world, the ancient Egyptians used a primitive concrete in their pyramids and the Romans built the Coliseum with it. Today, it is taken for granted; however, without concrete, our world would be considerably different.

Precast concrete tile is just one of its many forms. Tiles are manufactured by three different processes: wetcast, ram pressed, and extruded. They can be produced in many varieties of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. There is no limit to the textures, whether man-made or duplicating a creation of nature.

Still, concrete tile has its proponents and its detractors. Some overlook the simple fact that hundreds of thousands of square feet have been installed properly around the world for centuries without any unusual problems. The key words are “properly installed.”

Concrete tile's history

In Southern California during the 1920s and 30s, precast concrete tiles were used extensively. In the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, marble chips were added to make popular precast terrazzo tiles. After the 1970s, the many small manufacturers throughout Southern California did not communicate for the betterment of the industry.

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